SPIRO T. AGNEW, Governor 899
may exist in the said college of electors at such meeting, whether
such vacancy be occasioned by absence or otherwise. The said per-
son or persons so appointed to fill such vacancy or vacancies shall
be entitled to all rights and privileges of those proclaimed by the
Governor as duly elected electors of President and Vice-President
of the United States.
20-4. Meeting of electors.
The electors for this State shall meet in the State House in the
City of Annapolis. After taking and subscribing the oath prescribed
by Article 1, Section 6 of the Constitution, before the Clerk of the
Court of Appeals, or in his absence before one of his deputies, they
shall give their votes for President and Vice-President of the United
States, on the day fixed by law of the United States, for meetings of
electors of President and Vice-President of the United States, and
shall cast their votes for the candidates who have received a plurality
of the votes cast in the State of Maryland.
UNITED STATES SENATORS
21-1. General provisions.
(a) Elections of United States Senators from Maryland, except
in cases of election for the purpose of filling any vacancy or va-
cancies in said office hereinafter provided for, shall be held on the
Tuesday next after the first Monday in November in the year 1964,
and on the same day and month in every sixth year thereafter, and
also on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in the
year 1968, and on the same day and month in every sixth year
(b) Places of voting for said United States Senators at such
election shall be at the places of voting for members of the House of
Representatives of the United States throughout the State, including
all the congressional districts thereof.
(c) In the event of a vacancy in said office of Senator aforesaid,
however said vacancy may arise, the Governor of the State shall
make a temporary appointment of a Senator who shall serve until
the people shall fill such vacancy by nomination and election as in this
(d) It shall be the duty of the Governor of the State, within
ten days after such vacancy shall have been made or become
known to him, to issue a proclamation accompanied by a writ of
election declaring and providing that at the next ensuing primary
election held under the provisions of this article for the nomination
of candidates for the House of Representatives, candidates for said
unexpired portion of the term of said office of Senator in which such
vacancy has occurred, shall be nominated in the manner aforesaid.
The election of Senator to fill such unexpired portion of said term
shall take place, in the manner aforesaid, at the next ensuing gen-
eral congressional election.
(e) With respect to all elections of United States Senators both
for full terms and to fill vacancies for unexpired portions of terms,
every person qualified to vote for members of the House of Dele-
gates shall be qualified and entitled to vote for United States